Change of name: pension insurance institution
table of content
You should inform the pension insurance institution from which you receive your pension immediately of any change of name.
Individuals who receive a pension and change their name
- Receiving a pension
- Change of name
Within two weeks of the change of name
The competent pension insurance institution:
- Pensionsversicherungsanstalt (→ PVA)German text
- Sozialversicherungsanstalt der Selbständigen (→ SVS)German text
- Versicherungsanstalt öffentlich Bediensteter, Eisenbahnen und Bergbau (→ BVAEB)German text
Notification of the new name is generally provided in an informal manner. You can provide notification of the change in writing, in person, by e-mail or by telephone.
If you provide notification of your change of name by telephone, you should ensure that you obtain the name of the person dealing with this matter so that it is possible to confirm afterwards that you have reported your change of name properly.
Your pension insurance institution will check carefully whether your change of name or the change of your marital status (e.g. as a result of marriage or divorce) will affect the pension you are receiving and inform you directly about this.
Supporting documentation (e.g. marriage certificate or administrative ruling)
Costs and fees
There are no fees payable for notifying the pension insurance institution of the change of name.
The pension insurance act that applies to your competent pension insurance institution (e.g. ASVG, GSVG, BSVG)
There is no expert information available.
Link to form
There is no form available.
Authentication and signature
Means of redress or appeal
Assistance and problem-solving services
There are no assistance or problem-solving services.
Further service points:
Ombudsman services for insurance institutions
Responsible for the content: oesterreich.gv.at Editorial Staff